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murdoch's news corporation. there's an accusation that his employees may have tried to hack into the phone conversations and voicemails of 9/11 victims and their families. rudy giuliani was mayor of new york during that time. he and murdoch have been friends for a long time, so what does giuliani make of all this? >> intercepting communications like that is a crime, it has to be investigated. i think what there shouldn't be and we've learned recently with a bunch of criminal cases of different kinds, don't rush to judgment, give people a presumption of innocence. i think that just how high up it goes is a big question and it's one we shouldn't be jumping to conclusions about. >> speaking of hacking, somebody absolutely plundered the pentagon in the spring, it was one of the worst breaches ever of security. listen to these details. >> indeed, in a single intrusion this past march, 24,000 files were taken. >> it was done, we think, by a foreign intelligence service, in other words, a nation state was behind it. >> now, those files belonged to a u.s. defense contractor, that's 24,000 good rea
yard resigns on the same day london police arrest a star of rupert murdoch's media empire. >>> the new mystery surrounding casey anthony. where is she after walking out of jail now a free woman? >>> and sudden death. an exhilarating women's world cup decided on the final kick. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the growing fallout from great britain's newspaper phone hacking scandal gained new momentum today, claiming two major figures. including scotland yard's top cop. tonight the woman who until recently ran rupert murdoch's newspaper holdings in the uk is under arrest. and the head of the london police department has abruptly resigned amid questions over his department's pursuit of the case. all this being followed very closely in this country, which is home to some of the crown jewels of murdoch's now damaged media empire. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight with late developments for us in the case. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert mu
, and the "newsnation" is following the news of rupert murdoch and the much-anticipated testimony before parliament. many are calling this the slow meltdown of his media empire. murdoch and his son, james, are expected to testify within the next 24 hours, and yet another resignation in the london police department. john yates has resigned as the deputy commissioner who decided not to reopen an investigation of the alleged hacking. his boss stepped down sunday citing speculation with the ties to the former "news of the editor" arrested last week and the defunct newspaper is accused of hacking into the phones of politicians, and even a murder victim. rebec rebekah brooks has been een resd as of this weekend, and we will see what is going to happen here with rupert murdoch and his son james tomorrow? >> well, that is certainly, that is the big question. and rupert murdoch and his son james, and rebekah brooks, who are appearing before the select committee have to be so careful, and so careful in fact, that rupert murdoch's biographers saying he is in rehearsals and being coached by aides and he is wal
yard's top cop. tonight the woman who until recently ran rupert murdoch's newspaper holdings in the uk is under arrest. and the head of the london police department has abruptly resigned amid questions over his department's pursuit of the case. all this being followed very closely in this country, which is home to some of the crown jewels of murdoch's now damaged media empire. nbc's stephanie gosk is in london tonight with late developments for us in the case. stephanie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, lester. well, the casualties in this story continue to pile up. rebekah brooks, one of rupert murdoch's most trusted executives is under arrest tonight. her spokesman says that she turned herself in and she's cooperating. then late tonight a surprise announcement from scotland yard that sir paul stephenson, the chief of police for the organization now investigating this scandal, he has stepped down. london's police chief resigned under intense pressure after it emerged that scotland yard hired a former "news of the world" editor as a media consultant in 2009. the same year inves
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. rupert murdoch apologizes after his reporters hacked into people's voicemail. were 9/11 families among them? and tonight, what he tried to avoid, now coming. >>> the ultimate soccer mom. the captain of the u.s. women's soccer team on the eve of their historic final. tonight, her own home team advantage. those two, smiling, little faces. >>> and harry potter, before he was harry potter. with the final movie out, we look back at what he did at 11 years old, the moment he learned he beat out thousands. >>> good evening. and it's great to have you with us on this saturday night. and if you're watching this from the center o othis country, we hope you have a fan or an air conditioner. it is a sweltering night. and the first of many. 13 states are under heat warnings tonight, from texas and louisiana in the south, all the way up to the canadian border. take a look at these temperatures. the heat and humidity, making it feel well over 100 degrees in so many cities and towns. omaha, nebraska, 104. to the north in marshall, minnesota, 105. and look at this tonight. as we move into next week, th
as murdoch himself apologizes. >>> 17 states face heat warnings and advisories. now it's headed east as millions of americans prepare for the summer scorcher expected to last for the next few days. >>> casey anthony may be out of jail but perhaps not out of trouble. we'll talk to one of her attorneys about what's next for the troubled accused killer and when she may resurface publicly early this monday morning, july when she may resurface publicly early this monday morning, july 18th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "the early show" here on monday morning, july 18th. i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. erica hill is off this morning. big bumer for the u.s. women's team. they were expected to win the world cup on sunday. a nail biter right to the end. it touched off huge celebrations in japan, where they're still recovering from the disasters, the earthquake, tsunami from early this spring. we'll have more on the tough loss for the u.s. women and what lies ahead in just a bit. >> so close. >> so close. >>> let's begin with the latest on the british
. >> happy friday, guys. the scandal rapidly engulfing rupert murdoch and his media empire riveted yahoo! users this week. searches for murdoch are up more than 18,000% as newscorp abandoned its multibillion dollar bid to buy british satellite broadcaster bskyb. the web has been buzzing for more than a week about murdock ever since the allegations of hacking and bribery by employees of the british tabloid "news of world" surfaced and murdoch shut down the 168-year-old paper. lookups for rebecca brooks shot up in the wake of the british prime minister's call for her resignation and the announcement of a public inquiry. another international story captivating folks here at home is the action at the women's world cup in dresden, germany. according to fifa, more than 29 million women around the world play soccer. and if searches are any indication, this tournament is sure to light an even bigger passion for the sport in the u.s. as team usa heads into the final match on sunday against japan, players hope solo, abby wambach, and megan rapinoe are the most-searched team members right now on ya
reports from london. >>> it's a stunning defeat for rupert murdoch's media empire. news corps is withdrawing its bid for the lucrative british satellite company company. thises and just hours after britain's phone hacking scandal hit the parliament. >> what is happening is graceful. and has to be addressed. >> british lawmakers had planned an afternoon vote to force murdoch to back away from the take overdeal. but newscorps folded first. yodz murdoch came under attack, after revelations his tabloids, the fuse of the world, hacked into the phones of murder and terror victims. the scandal has also embarrassed the prime minister. known for a cozy relationship for the media mogul. police arrested colson last week, accusing him of lying about the hacking whale he was editor of the tabloid. >> what they want us to do is sort out this firestorm. >> reporter: a small group protested outside of murdoch's home. as a car sped past cameras. members of parliament could question murdoch, his son james, and niewps corps ceo brooks next week. >> and murdoch is still leaving the door open to b
-hacking scandal is cutting closer to the top of the murdoch media empire. rupert murdoch's top aide has been released from custody after her arrest. one of britain's top cops also resigned. abc's jeffrey kofman reports from london. >> reporter: the scandal that shuttered one of britain's oldest newspapers is nothing less than an earthquake. shaking this country to the core. the casualties just keep mounting. the latest? the head of scotland yard. sir paul stevenson resigned. he insisted he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate widespread alleged criminal acts by murdoch's journalists. nor the alleged bribery of police officers by reporters. >> i had no knowledge of the extent of this disgraceful practice. or indeed to the extent of it. and the repugnant nature of the selection of victims that is now emerging. >> reporter: and there is more. rebekah brooks, just days ago she was at the apex of power running rupert murdoch's british operations. it is said he considered her his other daughter. on friday, she resigned from the company. she was arrested. the tenth arrest since
. >>> more fallout from the phone hacking scandal. one of murdoch's top executive's resigns. >>> this is a look at 237 near milpitas traffic is looking good in the south bay. i will show you more traffic hot spots coming up. >>> good morning, if you are looking for a big warmup on the weekend, it's not going to happen. temperatures are relatively cool. slightly warmer sunday and another cool down monday. >>> welcome become. good morning, to you. here's a look at the top stories we following for you right now at 5:44. oakland fruitvale district will be blanketed with crime cameras. 30 high-definition cameras are being installed there to keep a watchful eye on the trouble spots. >>> two oakland families out of their homes after a late night fire. the flames ripped through this victorian home that split into several units. firefighters managed to get the flames under control in a couple minutes. >>> at 8:00 this morning president obama has called a news conference. he will give us an update on the debt ceiling negotiations. he told congressional leaders go back and talk to your
brought down part of rupert murdoch's media empire was found dead at his home. british police say that his death is not considered suspicious. news of the incident comes days after rupert murdoch accepted the resignations of four high profile staff members including number two man at scotland yard. as for murdoch, he ran ads in u.k. neighborhoods over the weekend saying he was "deeply sorry for his reporters hacking the phone of a murdered little girl." >> those of us who take on the most difficult jobs clearly have to stand up and be counted when things go wrong. >> tomorrow rupert murdoch, his son james and rebecca brooks, former chief executive of murdoch's british media holdings are scheduled to answer questions about the scandal from british lawmakers. >>> the secret to losing weight at the restaurant? bring your own fork. a new study found that people who used a larger fork for bigger bites ate less than those who used a smaller fork. the psychology behind that, authors of the study found that people who visually saw they were making a dent in the food on their plate found they ate l
of this out of a growing scandal of hacking potential victims and why james murdoch said it had to be done. sglo >> as a descendent of iowa, i'm a resident of waterloo. >>> and there is a congressman under fire for what he calls bachmann's sex appeal. >>> and jay barbary joins us live ahead of nasa's last shuttle launch. [ male announcer ] this is larry... whose long day starts with arthritis pain... and a choice. take tylenol arthritis and maybe up to six in a day... or choose aleve and two pills for a day free of pain. happy chopping. >>> welcome back, everybody. a top aide to presidential contender tim pawlenty is apologizing for a comment he made about michele bachmann calling it sex appeal and talking about why she will be difficult to beat next year. ben weber told the "hill" newspaper, she has hometown appeal and ideology appeal and hate to admit, but a little sex appeal, and now, he has issued a statement saying that i have made a mistake disrespectful to congresswoman bachmann and i was not speaking on behalf of congressman pawlenty's campaign and i apologize. and joining us is mi
threats. >>> better late than never, rupert murdoch is apologizing to the public after his media empire deals with a major phone hacking scandal. murdoch printed a full page add in england's largest newspaper, apologizing to readers. reporters at the news of the world were caught hacking into the phones of thousands of people and that has murdoch and many subordinates facing legal and political troubles. >> i want to know were they aware a crime had taken place o gave them the authority, those kind of things. i'd like rupert murdoch to tell us what he knew as well. >> murdoch is set to appear before parliament next week. the fb-i is also investigating alexis quezada allegations that his reporters targeted 9/11 victims. >>> three people are in the hospital after a police pursuit comes to a vie leapt end in the middle of a north baltimore neighborhood. >> for an act of this magnitude in this neighborhood is shocking that somebody would drive that fast. >> police say a suspect in a stolen mercedes was trying to run away from police when he crashed two vehicles, police say the man who stole
these days for rupert murdoch. he is taking heat from critics left and right, but one man is sticking up for him. >> don't rush to judgment. give people a presumption of innocence. >> coming up, why rudy guiliani says back up rupert murdoch. plus his bill apology. >>> the grewsome killing of an 8-year-old boy rocks a brooklyn community, and we're learning disturbing new information about the man charged with killing him. stay here. him. stay here. you could save a bundle with geico's multi-policy discount. geico, saving people money on more than just car iance. ♪ geic [ male announcer ] want to pump up your gas mileage? come to meineke for our free fuel-efficiency check and you'll say...my money. my choice. my meineke. >>> ever since the media scandal rattled the uk, it's been not exactly clear whether or not there would be an impact here in the united states. maybe it's clear now. some lawmakers want news corp investigated and the u.s. attorney general confirms that he ordered the fbi to do just that. news corp is the huge media company owned by rupert murdoch and the parent company o
. >>> the phone hacking scandal continues for rupert murdoch and news corps. london police arrested rebekah brooks today. brooks led murdoch's news international division, until this past friday when she resigned. she is facing charges for phone hackings that targeted celebrities, the families of 9/11 victims, as well as the royal family. rupert murdoch took out full page ads yesterday, saying we are sorry for the scandal. even more ads today, saying the company will assist the ongoing police investigation. >> british public is engaged sh and i think where they're really concerned about is whether or not the american public is engaged. if that ever happened then yeah, you really should start writing news corps's obituaries. >> the hacking scandal has already brought down one of rupert murdochs executives in the united states. les hinten redesigned on friday. he worked for murdoch in britain when the phone hacking allegedly took place. the committee in charge of making sure all dow jones -- >>> a gunshot victim hopes the spare the life of a man who pulled the trigger. the shooting left him partiall
thing to go down with a phone hacking scandal related to rupert murdoch. the woman who ate with the prime minister months before being hauled off to scotland yards. >>> i've got the weather details coming up. not that long ago, many families were priced out of an overheated housing market. but the times have changed. get the facts at remax.com. it's a great place to see all the listings in thousands of cities and towns. with lots of houses to chose from and down-to-earth prices the dream of owning a home seems more attainable than ever. find out what an experienced re/max agent can do for you. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. acquitted of killing her young she's out of jail, but casey anthony still has to watch her back. the woman acquitted of killing her young daughter was released this morn and faced an ugly crowd in her first moments of freedom. she's received dozens of death threats. casey anthony walked confidently into her life of freedom with a quiet thank you to a guard, it took her less than 15 seconds to walk out the front door of the orange county jail.
resignation. allegations that they hacked into cellphone accounts for story. rupert murdoch has issued a statement apologizing for any, quote, any serious wrongdoing. british police have arrested seven people and recovered a list of 3700 names of potential victims. news of the world shut its doors last week. it was owned by news corporation the parent company of fox news. >> heather: seems like so much these days is made in china. everything from computers to cellphones. home in china are eating with chopsticks made in georgia. they create jobs by cranking out 2 million chopsticks every day. live in atlanta with more on this. hi, elizabeth. this is an encouraging story. >> reporter: as the great story. it's coming out of a small town and they are made of poplar and sweet gum trees. they grow like weeds and it turns out the perfect material for chopsticks. the company opened back in may and they are opened six days a week, 24 hours a day. the owner and ceo tells us when he first opened he had a more than 450 applicants for only 50 positions. >> when i open up this business, my friends a
/11 families were hacking victims. rupert murdoch, his son james and murdoch's former british ceo rebecca brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when this he appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend. and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions. about what she knew about hacking, while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal thing. >> reporter: police arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation. but no one has been charged with any crime yet. tina krause, cbs news london. >> and in the meantime, casey anthony is now a free woman after being acquitted of killing her daughter. protesters yelled out at her when she was released from a florida jail yesterday. she stepped into a waiting suv, apparently relishing her new-found freedom. right now, even anthony's parents say they do not know where she is, and have not spoken to her since 2008, but they say that now, they would like to. >> regardless of everything else that happened in the trial, still their daughter. >> she is going to need a perio
. he said that he had no involvement in his force's failure to investigate of murdoch's journalists. >> i have no knowledge of the exat the present time of this disgraceful practice. >> reporter: tuesday murdochened his son james are scheduled to appear for british house of xhons. it remains to be seen if rupert murdoch can continue t t lead hs company or even keep it together. >>> now for this morning's weather from around the nation. on top of that scorching heat, gusty winds, hail and flash flooding from minneapolis to new york down to d.c. pop-up showers in south florida around houston. little rock. a wet day in the pacific northwest. rain from new mexico to wyoming. >> phoenix,ing, things are hooting up to 108. 91 here in new york. 88 in miami. 89 in new orleans as well. >> some of that rain is looking pretty good right now. >> yeah. >> i could get caught in a storm today. >>> coming up -- harry potter's half-billion dollar weekend. >>> new duties for duke and duchess. >>> and a collapse at rock 'n roll concert, sending people running for their lives. !!!xhc=? >>> ford ceo says
. >>> still ahead on 9news now this saturday night. more apologies tonight from rupert murdoch for that phone hacking scandal. the embattled ceo is planning to do next coming up next. >>> reporting from los angeles. the very latest on carmageddon ahead. >>> a beautiful moon. some mild temperatures. and a great finish to our spectacular weekend. waking up tomorrow morning you'll find the temperatures easing through those 70s into the 80s, upper 80s for tomorrow and 90s will make a >>> a section of the world's busiest freeway is the road not traveled tonight. i-405 is shutdown and crews demolished a bridge as part of the expansion. here is a report from los angeles and what happened on predictions of carmageddon. >> reporter: the massive project shutting down 10 miles of the expressway and shut out more than a half million drivers through the week. but so far what's being called carmageddon is more like carma heaven. >> it is not trafficy. it is absolutely a breeze getting around. >> lightest traffic i have ever seen in l.a. >> reporter: carmageddon hyped for weeks in this driving obsessed city
rupert murdoch. chatman, good morning. >> good morning, jenna. well, this morning is the first sunday morning without the "news of the world" the popular sunday newspaper that folded under pressure under this scandal but rupert murdoch were still a bit busy publishing this morning. issuing a fresh apology in some of the uk's other papers, including "sunday times." his remaining sunday publication. putting right what's gone wrong. promising to compensate those affected. for those involved, there is no place to hide. but what has gone wrong for the media mogul? the most recent fallout from the hacking scandal, two chief executives of news corp but more could be in line. last week metropolitan police commissioner paul stevenson answered questions. >> i do not believe on any occasion i have acted inappropriately. >> reporter: police deny any wrongdoing after he received a free retreat where neil wallace was a pr consultant. wallace arrested in the scandal, has also been a pr consultant to the police. "new york times" reports that 11,000 pagers of handwritten notes naming politicians, spor
for britain's free-for-all press. >> mr. murdoch -- >> rupert murdoch sits on top of the press, news of the world, as well as wall street and fox. >> reporter: news of the world has been the british paper for 168 years. but people we spoke to today said it was time to pull the murdoch plug. >> unbelievable this was going on for so long. i'm glad they closed down that paper. >> reporter: some watchers believe the shutdown is calculated because murdoch is trying to take over a major deal, british sky broadcasting. if the deal is blocked, it could cost him billions. rita nissan, wjz eyewitness news. >> and the last edition of the news of the world will be published on sunday. >>> a night out at the ballpark turns tragic. kai is in the newsroom with details on this disturbing story. >>> a texas rangers fan plunges to his death, trying to catch a ball. the 39-year-old man was reaching for a baseball that was tossed in the stands by outfielder josh hamilton. the man fell about 20 feet and landed on concrete at the ballpark in arlington. after catching that ball. his young son was with him
two separate probes and promised tighter rules for britain's free-for-all press. >> mr. murdoch? >> rupert murdoch sits on top of the media enterprise that runs news of the world. >> reporter: the news of the world has been an institution in britain for 168 years. but the people we spoke to say it was time for the murdoch family to pull the plug. >> unbelievable that something like this has been going on for so long. >> yeah. i'm glad news of the world is now closing down their paper. >> reporter: some media watchers believe the shutdown is calculated. because murdoch is trying to secure a major deal to take over british sky broadcasting. if the deal is blocked, it could cost him billions. rita nissan, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: investors have reacted to the scandal scares. they closed down 7% in today's trading. that's more than a billion dollars in lost revenue. >>> president obama says the continuing debate over the nation's debt is now contributing to the sluggish economy. the president said the uncertainty has caused businesses to hold back on investments and creatin
murdoch and his news empire and what's going on in england is startling to think the extent that they went to to break the law to try to report a story. >> reporter: a direct apology from rupert murdoch ran throughout the weekend. the full page headline read "we are sorry." cbs news, new york. >> rupert murdoch and his son james are scheduled to appear before parliament on tuesday along with brooks. >>> the entire nation of japan is celebrating tonight after their women's soccer team beat the u.s. in the world cup finals. it was an incredible game with the american women. twice looking like they had the contest won. kristin berset is here with all the heart-stopping details. >> bruce, yes, the u.s. women had the lead with just 6 minutes left. all they needed to do was hold japan and they would get their first world championship in 12 years. but some sloppy play by the americans and a japanese team that just never gave up. gave a grieving country something to celebrate. the lady's getting a look at the trophy before the match. this game would take extra time with the u.s. up one. japan on a
murdoch's reeling media empire. >>> hours to go. after being found not guilty of murdering her daughter casey, anthony will be freed from jail on sunday. the question now, could casey be safer behind bars? >>> and j. lo's solo. after seven years as husband and wife, jennifer lopez and marc anthony stun their fans by announcing their marriage is over. so what went wrong? what the superstar couple is saying "today," saturday, july what the superstar couple is saying "today," saturday, july 16th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a saturday. nice to have you here. i'm lester holt. >> and i'm amy robach. i was a little surprised this morning when i saw the news about jennifer lopez and marc anthony. they just renewed their vows last year. i think everyone thought they had figured it out. >> they were so likable together as a couple. we saw them together on "american idol" last. married since 2004 and the parents of two young children, they're now heading for divorce. this is anthony's second marriage. for lopez it's number three. we'
much. >>> the fbi gets involved in the news international hacking scandal as one of rupert murdoch's executives calls it quits. details on that ahead. >>> and less than 30 minutes from president obama taking his case on the debt directly to the american people on this busy friday in mid-july. trong it sur. thankfully, there's listerine® antiseptic. its triple-action formula penetrates biofilm, kills germs and protects your mouth for hours. fight biofilm with listerine®. >>> in yet another dramatic development in the massive phone hacking scandal surrounding rupert murdoch's news corp., one of the top executives resigned hours ago. for the first time we're hearing extensively from murdoch himself. let's go live to london and stephanie gosk who has been following this for us. let's start with this resignation. what can you tell us about rebekah brooks. >> reporter: she's really been the lightning rod in this scandal since it took off about a week and a half ago, and she actually offered her resignation to rupert and james murdoch last week and they declined it. today they accepted
, thank you. >>> media magnet rupert murdoch is struggling to contain the phone hacking scandal that tangles his company news corp. correspondent dana lewis is in london bureau with the latest. >> good morning, rupert murdoch is in full retreat, a growing scandal fueled by resignations of his top company executives and today murdoch's apology to a nation. rolling off the printing presses what some have called rupert murdoch's day of atonement, today his company, news international is running full page adz in major british daily saying "we are sorry for the serious wrongdoing in the phone hacking scandal." the controversy resulted in the arrest of nine people and resignations of his top executi executives. the latest les hinton, chief owner of dow jones which published the "wall street journal," hinton ran "news of the world" the paper at the center of this scandal from 1995 to 2007. that resignation on the same day news international chief executive rebekah brooks also bowed to pressure to step down. yesterday the media mogul apologized in person after meeting the family of murd
tactics brought an end to one of rupert murdoch's most-read papers. it's friday, july 8th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning. i'm peggy bunker. >> i'm daniel sieberg in for rob nelson. it was probably no easy decision for rupert murdoch to shut down "the news of the world" after this widespread hacking scandal. so his son broke the news. as the british government launches an investigation, you could call it the end of "the world," this paper had a storied legacy early on. it wasn't quite such a tabloid publication and it did win awards recently. boy, it's turned the corner into more scandalous, controversial stuff. >> definitely gone tabloid. which you know, some papers really have in order to stay alive. that doesn't mean their practices are legit. >> it was a big-selling paper. >> there you go. >>> also coming up, what will happen to casey anthony when she's let out of jail in nine days? how many questions now about her future. also hererase after this acquittal. many people wondering what will happen next. and kind of horrifying enough, many people a
. and they have the prime minister's support. the deal would give murdoch 40% ownership of all commercial tv in great britain. >>> prime minister david cameron is expected to meet milly dowler's family today, the girl kidnapped and murdered back in 2002. her parents are suing murdoch's paper "news of the world" over allegations that her phone was hacked and her voice mails deleted giving her parents the false hope she was deleting the voice mails, meaning she was still alive. but the scandal getting bigger by the minute. dan rivers will join us live from london at 6:40 eastern with the update. >>> to politics and the high stakes stalemate over increasing the nation's debt limit. the clock is ticking. we're now just 21 days from an august 2nd deadline to avoid a disastrous government default. president obama and congressional leaders from both parties will meet again this afternoon after nearly two-hour session at the white house yesterday. the president upping the ante in the debt showdown saying without a deal, millions of seniors and veterans might not receive their benefit checks. republi
into the phones of a 13-year-old missing girl and families of suicide bombings. journalists of rupert murdoch's news of the world are accused of listening in. the tabloid also allegedly tapped into the account of missing 13-year-old millie doweller, not only listening to her voice mail but deleting frantic messages from her relatives. the activity on the phone gave her family hope she was still alive. she was found dead. >> there this disgusting and disgraceful. there are no words to say how this affects the parents. >> prompting an emergency session and calls for an immediate session. >> we're talking about murder victims. potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting. >> mick jagger, eric clapton, gwyneth paltrow and hugh grant. >> i think there's a national revulsion here about what they did. >> reporter: at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks who headed up the controversy for years and is now in charge of murdoch's news corporation. murdoch said she will continue to lead the company, despite calls for her resignation. the company h
police to kill him. >>> rupert murdoch has decided to shut down his troubled uk to tabloid. it comes after the tabloid was linked to a phone scandal. >> reporter: news of the world will print its last edition is this sunday. fallout from the phone hacking scandal is shutting down rupert murdoch's 168-year-old paper. reporters are accused of breaking into the voice mail of murder victims, the families of dead soldiers, and celebrities. murdoch's son james made the announcement to the staff, saying the news of the world is in the business of holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. there has been outrage across the country. even the british parliament held an emergency session, expressing its disgust. >> reporter: the scandal has been growing wider by the day. london's police force is under investigation, for allegedly taking bribes. >> reporter: the latest from the hacking appear to be former boyfriends for princess diana. lawyers believe news of the world hacked the men's phones. big groups like the veterans groups had already cut ties with the they paper. >>
. >>> media titan rupert murdoch decides to shut down his british tabloid newspaper. the presses are about to stop for the paper that sells nearly 3 million copies a week. >> reporter: news of the world will present print its last edition this sunday. fallout from the phone hacking scandal is shutting down rupert murdoch's 168-year-old barometric pressure -- paper. reporters are accused of breaking into the voice mails of victims. murdoch's staff said the news of the world is in the business of holding others in account but it failed to hold itself in account. british parliament even held an emergency session. >> london's police forces are now under investigation, for allegedly taking bribes from reporters looking for tips. >> reporter: the latest victims of the hacking appear to be former boyfriends of princess diana, lawyers of james hewitt, and lawyers for dodi fayed believe they hacked the phones. >> anybody that was aware of it and knew it was going on should face criminal charges. >> reporter: now a newscorps deal to take over british sky broadcasting could also fall apart. >> until
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of the world." rupert murdoch's paper, yes. >> very much a tabloid newspaper. so anyway. he's going head to head with this guy who actually hacked in. let's take a listen to what he had to say. >> no, no, clearly -- >> you have no morals, no scruples at all. you didn't care who got hurt so long as you were able to sell your newspaper a lot of money. your only motive was profit. you're not journalists, you have no interest in journalism. you should try journalism. you're not an idiot, paul, you could probably d dit. >> ouch, thanks, hugh. >> we're journalists, clearly evidence anyone can do it. >> come, on now, hugh. so anyway. rupert murdoch, who also owns mamany other very important papers -- "wall street journal," for instance, "the new york post" -- he's saying they are investigating if this is true thatathis fellow did this. we're not going to call him a journalist because most of us disagree that is not something a journalist would do, hack into someone's phone account. >> very scandalous. >>> let's move on to la toya jackson. she's saying apparently her ex-husba
murdoch's media empire. we'll have a live report from london. >>> and scorched earth. our sizzling summer brings new record highs across the country with temperatures soaring above 100. for many states, it's about to get even hotter. for many states, it's about to get even hotter. today's sunday, july 17, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. two big breaking news stories to get to this morning. we want to begin with casey anthony. after 1,006 days in jail and just 12 days after a jury found her not guilty of murdering her daughter, caylee, casey anthony is a free woman. >> this is the seen from inside the orange county jail in orlando at the moment she was being escorted out of the facility. she appears to say thank you to one of the law enforcement officers before she's led out the door by her attorney and facing a pretty angry crowd. nbc's kristin dahlgren was there and joins us live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. news choppers lost sight of casey anthony's suv so t
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, the murdoch family, called it the most widely read english-language paper on earth. like a lot of things in the "news of the world," that may or may not be true. but we do know tonight that after 168 years, the "world" is ending. a london tabloid collapsing under the weight of a scandal. elizabeth palmer has late- breaking developments. >> reporter: the tabloid that traded on scandal for more than a century was finally brought down by its own scandalous practices. the paper controlled by media titan rupert murdoch, who also owns fox and the "wall street journal," will shut down on sunday. do you walk this fast all the time? >> i do when i'm running away from you guys. >> reporter: it was bad enough when it turned out "the news of the world" journalists had been hacking into private voice mails but worse when it emerged who their victims were. >> we are no longer talking here about politicians and celebrities, we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting what has taken place. >> reporter: it all started in
it. i it really angry. >> if the paper is a flagship of the massive holdings of rupert murdoch here in britain. he also owns the "the times," "the sun," "the sunday times," "sky news," and others. today, the conservative prime minister david cameron announced two government inquiries. >> we are talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims, having their telephones tapped into. it is absolutely disgusting. >> at the center of the story is the head of the media empire of rupert murdoch and so far, she has resisted calls to resign in and take responsibility. there is no sign of the outrage here diminishing it. there is a mounting advertising boycott of the "news of the robert " ford is just one of the company's saying it does not want to be associated with a company that does not know where to draw the line. abc news london. >>> if president obama made history today with a treat, the white house hosting the first- ever twitter town hall. the president discussed a lot of things taxes, housing, veterans affairs, the space program, but his first-ever tweet was actually a qu
surrounding media mogul rupert murdoch and resignation. >>> a morale boost for the nation in mourning, the expense of the american team. we will have more on the u.s. women's heart breaking world cup loss. >> a live picture of 395 moving smoothly so far. >>> i am lisa tazed with women hart, the national coalition for women with heart disease. if if you are woman living with heart disease, we are here for you. go to our web site. >> good morning, washington. >>> happy monday morning 6:11, adam caskey in the belfort furniture weather center with your forecast update. back to the heat and humidity this week. you'll especially noticed the dangerous levels by the end of the week into the upcoming weekend. here's a beautiful look at the sunrise in arlington from washington-lee high school. thin clouds. capitol heights maryland, 72, 72 x campbell elementary school in arlington, 68 in herndon, 72 in takoma park, a typical start to this july day. 93 for the high-temperature later on today. high temperatures near 100 later on this week. the best chance of storms is tomorrow. >>> route 29 at loc
rupert murdoch. the ads promise more investigations and tougher consequences for actors. briber p.m. are coming under increasing scrutiny for their close relationship to murdoch. the paper hacked almost 4,000 people. cameron is showing the heat after he invited murdoch and top executives to private dinners and at least 26 meetings since he took office. >>> the white house taking heat as well over a visit from the dalai lama. the tibetan spiritual leader met in private for 45 minutes yesterday. it reaffirm's the president's belief that they should meet with representatives of the dalai lama. they asked the u.s. to rescind its invite kwraeugz just minutes before that meeting happened. >>> 16 days now until the debt ceiling is reached and president obama and republicans have still not come to an agreement. in his weekly radio address the president once again said higher taxes on the wealthy is a way to raise revenue. republicans said it's not a tax problem, it's a spending problem. >> the truth is you can't solve the deficit without cutting spending or asking the wealthiest americans
lawmakers demand an investigation into whether reporters from rupert murdoch's papers tried to get phone records of 9/11 victims. as lama hasan reports, the scandal forced murdoch to back off of his expansion plans. >> reporter: in a stunning reversal of f rtune, rupert murdoch has withdrawn his $12 billion bid to fully own the satellite broadcaster bskyb. a lucrative deal that he has been desperately pursuing for months. >> what has happened to this company is disgraceful. it's got to be addressed at every level. they should stop thinking about mergers where they've got to sort out the mess they created. >> reporter: this comes as the media mogul faces a firestorm over the phone hacking and bribery practices involving police o oicers that allegedly took place at one of his tabloid papers in the uk, "news of the world." as more and more explosive revelations became clear, outrage in the country grew, forcing murdoch to shut down what was once an institution and the biggest sunday tabloid. >> and there is a firestorm, if you like, that is engulfing parts of the media, parts of the police,
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